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National Guard Personnel Join CBP in Del Rio

Release Date: 
April 30, 2018

DEL RIO, Texas — The U.S. Border Patrol’s Del Rio Sector is benefiting from National Guard deployment as part of Operation Guardian Support.

“This week National Guard personnel began working at various locations throughout Del Rio Sector,” said Felix Chavez, Chief Patrol Agent, Del Rio Sector. “Operation Guardian Support has allowed National Guard personnel to fill support roles, allowing us to send badges back to the border.”

National Guard personnel are assigned to various stations throughout the sector. They serve in support roles such as administration and training, which allows more Border Patrol agents to return to their primary law enforcement duties. National Guard personnel deployed for Operation Guardian Support are not be armed and do not engage in enforcement operations in the field.

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Last modified: 
May 1, 2018